2K Games and Gearbox are back with another repackaging of Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to offer to players. This time it’s the Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Gentleman Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition which overall is similar to their previous Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition but with different packaging and this time it’s a Gentleman Claptrap that you can control through the downloadable iOS and Android mobile app.
“Key Features of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Gentleman Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition include:
- Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, which includes the critically-acclaimed Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands 2 in one package;
- All bonus add-on content, adding hundreds of hours of gameplay at an incredible value*;
- Transferable save files from Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, or PS Vita onto the next-gen consoles with cross-save functionality**;
- Cooperative gameplay for up to four players, either online or local;
- Upgraded Four-Player Split-Screen for same couch gameplay.
- 12 Exclusive Lithographs, featuring all the vault hunters from the Handsome Collection;
- An iOS and Android app-controlled Gentleman CL4P-TP unit, complete with a variety of gadgets such as a camera, a variety of playable phrases, and a microphone to communicate through its speaker.
For details on participating International retailers, please visit your local/regional 2K site. Otherwise, don’t scour Pandora just yet, more information on the product’s availability in North America will be revealed soon.
Well, minions, what are you waiting for? The Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Gentleman Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition is only available for a very limited time! So visit http://borderlandsthegame.com/, become a fan on Facebook, follow @Borderlands on Twitter and subscribe on YouTube for more info.
*Includes all available downloadable content for Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as of March 24, 2015. Internet connection as well as a PlayStation®Network account or an account on the Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft is required to download certain add-on content.
**Save transfers must be between same console family. e.g., Xbox 360 to Xbox One.”
Some people will of course call this a cash grab but it’s pretty good for those who missed out on the Claptrap-in-a-Box Edition or just for those serious Borderlands fans who need all the cool Borderlands merchandise they can get. Expect this to hit retail around November 27th for $399.99 like it’s predecessor.